I know that not all homeschooling parents are into poetry. It’s just the nature of the beast. Some of us are just into literature and the arts and some, not so much. Keeping that in mind, this article has literally everything you need to teach poetry in your homeschool. If that wasn’t enough, don’t forget to grab a FREE inspirational poetry writing prompts printable for middle school and high school students.
I was so excited to read this article because it is like a 101 Poetry teaching mini-course for parents. It’s like Ben and Me knew that some parents do NOT find it fun to teach poetry and was willing to hold their hand through the journey.
The article begins with why we should even teach poetry in our homeschools, then it ventures to topics that will guide homeschooling parents through the process.
Some of the topics to help you understand how to teach poetry in your homeschool are:
- Defining Poetry
- Four Goals of Teaching Poetry
- Classes of Poetry
- Variety of Poets to Study
- Nurture Your Own Poets
- Teacher Prep
- And more
To get your middle school and high school students to a good start in learning poetry, don’t forget to grab your free printable Inspirational Poetry Writing Prompts.
Grab this FREE inspirational poetry writing prompts printable for middle school and high school from Ben and Me.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!